1940's Television: ''Howdy Doody'' - 3rd August 1949
Topics Classic TV
, American Culture
, United States
, National Broadcasting Company
, Howdy Doody
, Children's television
1940's Television: An episode of "Howdy Doody" from the 3rd of August, 1949.
Run time 29:44Production Company National Broadcasting CompanyAudio/Visual Sound, Black and White
This episode features many of the aspects which made the show one of early TV's biggest hits, and even contains original NBC Network IDs.
Overall, an unusual example of children's TV from the era when what worked and what didn't was still being worked out.
February 21, 2010
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April 30, 2009
Very good and chock full of wonderful memories of when TV was not just something to take up space in the living room. And why children and adults could both enjoy it together. Thanks for posting.